Entries in 'crowdfunding' (130)

Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

More than half of the $3.3 million pledged towards Psychonauts 2 is yet to make it to developer Double Fine.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:38PM in News
Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Pixelmage Games, the studio headed up by John Smedley, has pulled its Kickstarter campaign for debut title Hero’s Song.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 10:52AM in News
VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

Glasses wearers often face a choice – enjoy clear VR is discomfort or be comfortable at the expense of blurry visuals. A new Kickstarter wants to fix that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 3:21PM in News
SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

The former boss of Sony Online Entertainment has announced the formation of a new studio and launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for an RPG.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2016 at 1:45PM in News

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Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

An impossible dream of creating a triple-A Star Wars RPG has, unsurprisingly, been cancelled by its creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
PayPal backers won't get Shenmue 3's Kickstarter rewards

PayPal backers won't get Shenmue 3's Kickstarter rewards

Developer Ys Net has, thanks to what appears to be a bizarre data interpretation, decided that its PayPal backers will not be given the same treatment as its Kickstarter backers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Kickstarter games revenue has rebounded from its crash in 2014, according to a new report – though that hasn't equated to more developers seeing success on the crowdfunding platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:56AM in News
Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

The inevitable has happened: Star Citizen has now raised more than $100m through crowdfunding.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 14th 2015 at 10:50AM in News

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$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

Developer Creative Intelligence Arts has said that its successfully crowdfunded RPG Project Phoenix now won’t arrive until 2018.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

Around one in 11 successfully funded projects on Kickstarter still eventually fail, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:47PM in News
Psychonauts 2 Fig campaign brings in nearly $2m over weekend

Psychonauts 2 Fig campaign brings in nearly $2m over weekend

It's taken Double Fine just a weekend's time to amass nearly $2m for Pyschonauts 2 crowdfunding campaign on Fig.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 7th 2015 at 6:54AM in News
Schafer announces crowdfunding pitch for Psychonauts 2

Schafer announces crowdfunding pitch for Psychonauts 2

Double Fine is looking for $3.3m to make a sequel to 2005 platformer Psychonauts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 10:50AM in News

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Dragon's Lair: The Movie restarts crowdfunding campaign

Dragon's Lair: The Movie restarts crowdfunding campaign

The cinematic adaptation of animated adventure game Dragon’s Lair has rebooted its crowdfunding campaign – despite being halfway to its funding goal.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Anchors in the Drift's Fig crowdfunding campaign falls short

Anchors in the Drift's Fig crowdfunding campaign falls short

5th Cell's Fig crowdfuding project Anchors in the Drift has fallen short of meeting its funding goal of half-million dollar goal by nearly $400,000.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 22nd 2015 at 11:12AM in News
Ginx seeking £0.5m in crowdfunding to fuel growth

Ginx seeking £0.5m in crowdfunding to fuel growth

Games TV channel Ginx has taken to crowdfunding platform Crowdcube in an effort to boost its international presence.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2015 at 11:02AM in News
5th Cell hits Fig with free-to-play RPG Anchors in the Drift

5th Cell hits Fig with free-to-play RPG Anchors in the Drift

Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell has taken its upcoming action RPG Anchors in the Drift to Fig in hopes of crowdfunding the title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2015 at 6:46PM in News

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X-Com creator Gollop was 'outraged' by The Bureau

X-Com creator Gollop was 'outraged' by The Bureau

The creator of the first X-Com game has revealed he was so incensed by the announcement of 2K’s X-Com FPS spin-off that he almost crowdfunded a spiritual successor to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 3:55PM in News
Mark Hamill and Gillian Anderson front Star Citizen cast

Mark Hamill and Gillian Anderson front Star Citizen cast

The actors and actresses behind icons such as Luke Skywalker, Dana Scully and Gollum are among the many stars confirmed as starring in the single player portion of Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2015 at 10:58AM in News
Scribblenauts developer to launch new IP on crowdfunding platform Fig

Scribblenauts developer to launch new IP on crowdfunding platform Fig

5th Cell, the creator of Scribblenauts, is to launch a completely new franchise via the power of crowdfunding.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2015 at 4:36PM in News
Midora dev admits he knew he couldn't complete game with Kickstarter funding

Midora dev admits he knew he couldn't complete game with Kickstarter funding

The chances of Zelda-inspired 2D adventure title Midora ever making it to market now look incredibly slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 1:22PM in News
Shenmue 3 may have to compromise visuals to become a better game

Shenmue 3 may have to compromise visuals to become a better game

Developer Yu Suzuki has said that the game’s $6,333,295 Kickstarter total is not enough for him to do everything he wanted with Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Yes, Shenmue 3 wants even more crowdfunding money

Yes, Shenmue 3 wants even more crowdfunding money

Developer Ys Net has embarked on yet another crowdfunding campaign for RPG sequel Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
US court punishes Kickstarted card game for 'crowdfunding theft'

US court punishes Kickstarted card game for 'crowdfunding theft'

The creators of a successfully Kickstarted card game have been fined $54,851 after backers were left without the product they had successfully funded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2015 at 11:36AM in News
Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Fig has announced a new partnership with Harmonix, with the developer planning to bring an unannounced title to the crowdfunding platform later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2015 at 2:25AM in News
Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Developer Caged Element have abandoned their attempt to Kickstart a successor to 1999 PlayStation racer Rollcage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2015 at 2:16PM in News